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7 Things The World Can Learn From Korea

HuffPost Korea | Carol Lee | Posted 08.26.2014 | World

With the fastest Internet in the world and about 98 percent of homes wired for Internet access, Korea is one of the most plugged-in nations in the wor...

Letter from Seoul: China and South Korea vs. Japan and North Korea?

Dr. Jin Park | Posted 09.06.2014 | World
Dr. Jin Park

China's continuous rise and China's active strategic engagement with South Korea are increasingly challenging the basis of the U.S.-Japan-South Korea cooperative triangle in Northeast Asia. South Korea, on its part, is also upgrading its cooperation with China on economic partnership, a political dialogue (to persuade North Korea to renounce its nuclear ambition) and on the historical posture vis-a-vis Japan.

End The Culture Of Impunity Over Sexual Violence

H.E. Yun Byung-se | Posted 05.18.2014 | World
H.E. Yun Byung-se

As anchored in the UN Charter, the founding fathers of the UN expressed their determination to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war and reaffirmed the faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person. Based on this spirit, continuous efforts have been placed to promote human rights and democracy across the world since the inception of the United Nations. This is the right path into the future. However, we have to recognize the daunting challenge ahead of us on this journey. This is why the Human Rights Council must play a central role to ensure the success for mainstreaming human rights in the United Nations.

North And South Korea Mark War Armistice

AP | Posted 09.26.2012 | World

PANMUNJOM, Korea — Elderly North Korean veterans pledged loyalty to their 20-something leader in Pyongyang during Korean War armistice commemora...

North Korea And South Korea Navy Boats Exchange Fire

AP | HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea's troops went on high alert Wednesday for possible retaliation by North Korea after one of its navy ships was n...